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January 31

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 31. From 1900 until now. January 31 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Justin Timberlake (1981), Portia de Rossi (1973) and Omraam Mikhaël Aivanhov (1900). Several movies were released around January 31 over the years, such as Modern Times in 1936 directed by Charles Chaplin and Taxi Driver in 1976 directed by Martin Scorsese.
But much more happened on January 31 over the years: find out below

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Modern Times

Modern Times

Release year: 1936

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Country: United States of America

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

Baran

Baran

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Majid Majidi

Starring: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji, Hossein Mahjoub

The Spiral Staircase

The Spiral Staircase

Release year: 1946

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith

Country: United States of America

Get Carter

Get Carter

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 31?


Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Events

  • 2019 American singer Mariah Carey performs her concert in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, despite Saudi women's rights activists calling for her to cancel it. (ABC News)
  • 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A BBC study finds that, as of October 2017[update], the Taliban presently maintains control of or has some territorial presence in 70% of Afghanistan, with full control of 14 districts (totaling 4% of the country) and demonstrating an open physical militant presence in 263 others (encompassing the remaining 66% of the group's occupied territory). (Reuters)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian opposition agrees to surrender their remaining villages in the stretch between the Wadi Barada area and the Lebanon-Syria border, as well as the Rankous borderange for transportation of at least 250 rebel fighters to their stronghold in the Idlib Governorate. (Al Masdar News)
  • 2016 Boko Haram insurgency: 2016 Dalori attack: At least 100 people are killed and hundreds others injured in an attack by Boko Haram militants on Dalori Village 4 kilometers from Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Sahara Reporters)
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The Woman Of Rome by Alberto Moravia

The Woman Of Rome

Year: 1950

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The glitter and cynicism of Rome under Mussolini provide the background of what is probably Alberto Moravia’s best and best-known novel — The Woman of Rome. It’s the story of Adriana, a simple girl with no fortune but her beauty …

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

The Weaker Vessel

Year: 1985

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"An almost encyclopedic chronicle of women in 17th century England...wives, warriors, heiresses, preachers... alive with anecdote after anecdote." - New York Times Book Review

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

Year: 1993

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

The Deer Park by Norman Mailer

The Deer Park

Year: 1956

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Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels

Year: 1981

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A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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